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Machane Shemesh



Machane Shemesh is Habo Perth’s Junior camp for chanichim (participants) in Years 2-8!

The dates are:
18-22 December (Years 3-8)
18 Dece
mber (Year 2 Day)

Habo camps are a safe, open and inclusive environment where chanichim have the opportunity to learn about what it means to take responsibility over their communities. Chanichim also engage in education about Judaism, Socialist-Zionism and larger discussions about Israel.

Some other activities include:
- Lake swimmi
- Raft making (NEW!)
- Flying Fox (NEW!)
- and more!

Filled with educational content, fun & engaging activities, Machane Shemesh will be an unforgettable experience that you won’t want to miss!

Some important details: 
- Fares to and from camp are included in the final cost
- Camp is kosher, vegetarian and nut-free

If you have any question or concerns regarding Machane,
please contact Gal Tairy (Tzevet Machane).

m: 0416 634 404



Year 2 Day: 18 December
Years 3-8: 18-22 December

DROP OFF for EVERYONE is at 9:00am on Monday the 18th of December

YEAR 2 PICK UP is at 7:00pm on Monday the 18th of December

PICK UP is at 2:00pm on Friday the 22nd of December (tentative)

Pick up and drop off locations will be communicated after signup.

If you are unable to drop off and pick up
at these times, please contact
 on 0416 634 404


Camp Prices

Year 2 Day | $50


Regular Fee

Late Fee









Sign Up

Camp Sign Up

Please note that all chanichim (including Year 2s) require a signed
indemnity form in order to attend camp.

Year 2 Day signup is a separate form that can be found here:

 Download the indemnity form below,
If you are unsure whether you already have an up-to-date indemnity form, please contact Adam Levy on 0490 414 879 


Photos From Past Camps

Packing List

Packing List


  • T-shirts and shorts (no singlets)

  • Jumpers and warm clothes

  • Closed shoes

  • Hat

  • Water bottle

  • Pyjamas

  • Underwear

  • Socks

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste and other toiletries

  • Towel

  • Sleeping bag

  • Pillow

  • Bathers (shorts and rashis)

  • Any medications that are needed

  • Clothes to get dirty in!

Optional to bring:

  • Vegetarian, nut free snacks (may contain traces of nuts is ok)


  • Expensive items

  • Phones

  • Any food with nuts

  • Meat (including fish and gelatin)


Please note: In order to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all chanichim on camp, Habonim Dror will confiscate the following items if found. If a chanich is found in possession of one of these items, we will contact parents to organise travel arrangements for them to be sent home.

No reimbursement will be provided.

  • ​Alcohol

  • Drugs

  • Cigarettes

  • Other Illicit substances

  • Explosives

  • Any kind of weapon, including pocket knives


We believe that every child deserves a place on our camp.

If you require a subsidy or payment plan, or have any financial concerns, please contact our Treasurer Jarred Wolpert on: 

m: 0411 801 544


For camp enquiries, contact Gal Tairy:
Tzevet Machane (Head of Camp)

m: 0416 634 404

For financial enquiries , contact Jarred Wolpert:
Gizbar (Treasurer)

m: 0411 801 544 

For any other queries, contact Adam Levy:
Mazkir (Chairperson)
m: 0490 414 879


Our Safeguarding Children Policy

On every camp we have leaders who have obtained their First Aid Training, Mental Health First Aid Training and Lifeguard certifications. All madrichim on camp have completed the Safeguarding Children course and hold a Working with Children's Check. 
We have a medic on camp to administer medication and care for any chanichim who are experiencing illness or injury.

Habonim Dror Australia is an affiliate of the AZYC which abides by accredited Safeguarding Children Policies

Please click below to view the AZYC Safeguarding Children Policy

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